Welcome Irvington, New York residents.
What is aeration?
Grass aeration is the act of perforating the soil with small holes to allow water, air, and nutrients to reach the grass roots. There are two types of tools that can be used to accomplish this: spike aerator and core aerator. A spike aerator is a fork-like tool that pokes holes in your lawn. A core aerator is a machine that removes plugs of soil. This method is more effective because it reaches deeper into the soil, which is why aeration done by a professional company that can use this machine.
What are its benefits?
Aeration has a variety of benefits that improve the overall health of your lawn in the long run:
- Improves air exchange
- Enhances water uptake
- Improves fertilizer uptake
- Reduces water runoff and puddling
- Strengthens grass roots
- Reduces soil compaction
- Enhances thatch breakdown
When should you aerate?
The best time to aerate is during your lawn’s growing season. For cool season grass usually found in northern states, this is early spring or fall. For warm season grass typical in southern states, this is late spring or early summer.
Aeration Services Near You
Because of New York’s cool climate, residents use cool season grasses on their lawn. We offer an annual, one-time aeration service for your area. We come out once in the early spring. If you’re interested in using our service, call us today to receive an estimate tailored to your yard size.